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1
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ABA Practice

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The application of the principles of operant and
respondent learning derived from the
experimental analysis of behavior and the
application of methods and procedures validated
by ABA researchers to assess and improve
socially important human behaviors

2
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Outcomes

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Life changes that represent a person’s

aspirations, dreams, and broad preferences.

3
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Leads to outcomes

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Behavior and behavior change

4
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Adaptive Behavior

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those skills or abilities that enable the individual
to meet standards of personal independence and
responsibility that would be expected of his or
her age and social group

5
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Target Behavior

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Any defined, observable, and measurable behavior which is the focus of assessment, analysis, and intervention

6
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Types of problems with behavior

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Skill deficits, problems with strength of behavior,
problems with performance, problems with
stimulus control, problems with generality,
behavior excesses.

7
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Reasons for selecting a target behavior

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Helps individual achieve outcomes, behavior
deficit makes the person too dependent on
others, behavior is harmful, dangerous or illegal,
behavior is controlled by meds or restraints,
behavior excludes individual from social
situations, behavior interferes with independent
functioning.

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Social Validity

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The treatment goals and the achieved outcomes
are acceptable, socially relevant, and useful to
the individual receiving services and to those
who care about the individual.

9
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Characteristics of a good response definition

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objective, clear, complete

10
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Preliminary Assessment

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The practitioner gathers basic information about
the case, determines if behavioral services are
appropriate, and if he/she is the appropriate
provider of those services.

11
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Steps of preliminary assessment

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Determine who has the authority to give consent
for services; Determine whether or not you have
the permission, skills, time, and resources to
begin assessment; Complete intake paperwork
or the equivalent (may be done by cleric);
Review records and available data; Meet client
and begin observations; Document